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Abraham Van Burenabt 1736 -- 8 APR 1817avatar
Maria Hoes16 JAN 1747 -- 16 FEB 1817avatar
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Martin Van Buren

Birth5 DEC 1782
 
Education
 
Occup1815-1819
 
NY Attorney General
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Occup1821-1828
 
US Senator from NY
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Org.1821
 
New York Constitutional Convention, New York, Delegate
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Org.1823-1828 US Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Chairperson
Reside1829/1831
 
Occup1829-1829
 
NY Governor
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Occup1829-1831
 
USA Secretary of State
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Occup1831-1832
 
USA Ambassador to United Kingdom
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Election1832
 
USA Presidential Election
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Occup1833-1837
 
USA Vice President
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Election1836
 
USA Presidential Election
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Occup1837-1841
 
USA President
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Election1840
 
USA Presidential Election
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Election1848
 
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Death24 JUL 1862
 
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Aged: 79.6 years

Martin Van Buren was a Democrat, a native of New York, and the first President of the Dutch Reformed faith. He was also the first professional politician to become President and the first citizen of the United States. (Previous Presidents had been born in British Colonial North America.) His religion was considered conventional. Fuller and Green wrote, "Acceptance of this faith was part of the pattern of Van Buren' s life and he was known always as a good churchman, though he never showed a deep interest in theological matters. His religion was a thread in the web of his life, and the means by which the great solemnities of life were marked." He faithfully attended the Dutch Reformed services and married into that faith, but little is known... Read More

ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
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Abraham 

27 NOV 180715 MAR 1873  NY, Columbia Co, Kinderhook Angelica Singleton 
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John 

18 FEB 181013 OCT 1866  NY, Columbia Co, Hudson Elizabeth Vanderpoel 
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Martin 

20 DEC 181219 MAR 1855  NY, Columbia Co, Kinderhook  
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Smith Thompson 

16 JAN 181711 DEC 1876  NY, Columbia Co, Kinderhook Ellen King James, Henrietta Eckford Irving 
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    Website:Hannah Van Buren at wikipedia.org;
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  3. Marriage Sources:
    Website:Hannah Van Buren at wikipedia.org;
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